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Kansas trumps Louisiana on Forbes list

Wichita Business Journal – by Emily Behlmann Thanks to Forbes magazine, we got an unexpected comparison on Thursday between Hawker Beechcraft Corp.’s home state of Kansas and the state the company has considered moving to, Louisiana. And if Forbes’ Best States for Business list is to be believed, Kansas should win by a landslide in a competition for jobs. The Forbes list puts Kansas as No. 10 on the list, with especially high marks for its regulatory environment and economic climate. Louisiana, meanwhile, sits at a dismal 44th place. The Sunflower State especially exceeded its Hawker jobs competitor on rankings...
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2010 Business Facilities LiveXchange program

Executive Conference Business Facilities magazine will present a comprehensive, practical, and strategic conference program that helps corporate delegates better plan and manage their companies’ relocation or expansion projects. This unique experience will be supplemented by an all-star list of guest speakers, who will be making presentations and leading discussions on a number of hot-button issues. The 2010 Business Facilities LiveXchange program included the following sessions — visit often for updates on the 2011 Conference Program! Opening Keynote Selling Out a Superpower: Where the U.S. Economy Went Wrong and How We Can Turn It Around Ronald R. Pollina, PH.D. President, Geoeconomist...
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H&A Legislative and Incentive Update October 2011

Click here for full article As the remainder of States completed their 2011 Legislative Cycles for the year, Legislative Special Sessions, coupled with new Federal dollars geared to assist small businesses, have added additional public/private partnership opportunities over the last few months.

H&A Legislative and Incentive Update October 2011

Click here for full article As the remainder of States completed their 2011 Legislative Cycles for the year, Legislative Special Sessions, coupled with new Federal dollars geared to assist small businesses, have added additional public/private partnership opportunities over the last few months.

Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation’s (Metro Denver EDC) annual 2011 Site Selection Conference

Ten national site selection consultants attended the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation’s (Metro Denver EDC) annual Site Selection Conference September 28-30, 2011. The event was coordinated in partnership with the Metro Denver EDC’s investors and economic development partners throughout the nine-county Metro Denver and Northern Colorado region. Over the three-day familiarization tour, the site selectors experienced the region’s business assets first-hand with the area’s top business and economic development leaders as their guides. Their agenda included a welcome by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock at an economic briefing/industry overview at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The consultants also toured the massive region by helicopter, making stops...
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